Aircel is one of India’s leading innovative mobile service providers with a subscriber base of 87.7 million. Aircel as an operator has presence across 22 circles The company offers Voice, Data and Value Added services for both pre-paid and post-paid customers.
Aircel offers 3G data in 13 states (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kolkata, Kerala, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh (East), West Bengal, Jammu & Kashmir, Bihar, Orissa, Assam and North East) and Aircel’s 3G rollout has been the fastest roll out ever in the Indian Telecom Space. It continues to provide seamless internet access solutions to facilitate data intensive live streaming applications across circles to its subscribers.
In 2006, Aircel was acquired by Malaysia’s biggest integrated communications service provider Maxis (Maxis Communication Berhard) and is a joint venture with Sindya Securities & Investments Pvt Ltd - Maxis holds 74% equity in the company.
Aircel has positioned itself as a data led telecom player with a focus on young Indians and has consistently addressed the multi-functionality of a mobile phone in many innovative ways. Aircel has many firsts to its credit: from simplifying GPRS into Aircel Pocket Internet; to being first telecom player to introduce Facebook Voice Updates and now partnering with Avast for anti-virus mobile security solution and with Amazon Web services for Aircel Backup, a cloud based storage solution.
Aircel was adjudged the “Best Customer Experience-Innovator of the year” Award by Twitter and One Direct Quest CX at the prestigious Quest Customer Experience Awards 2016. .
Aircel also won the “Best Employers” by Aon Hewitt in 2011. The company’s continuous focus is on acquiring, nurturing and retaining highly talented people by providing them with an inclusive and dynamic working environment.
Being a caring and responsible corporate, Aircel is involved in initiatives like ‘Save Our Tigers’, an effort to save and grow the dwindling population of tigers in India. The ‘Save Our Tigers’ campaign made India wake up to the alarming fact that there were only 1411 tigers left in India through its 360 degree awareness program. Aircel has worked relentlessly to raise awareness and support people on the ground to provide safe habitat for the Tiger.
About Maxis Communications Berhad
Maxis Communications Berhad, which started operations in the year 1995, is Malaysia's biggest integrated communications service provider Maxis' vision is to bring the future to our customers’ lives and business, in a manner that is simple, personalized and enriching, by efficiently and creatively harnessing leading-edge technology and delivering a brand of service experience that is reliable and enchanting